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Overview

Introduction to Adelanto, California

Adelanto, California, in San Bernardino County, is 7 miles NW of Victorville, California (center to center) and 43 miles N of Riverside, California. Part of the surrounding Riverside - San Bernardino metro area, the city is not isolated. Adelanto is home to some 18,130 residents.

Adelanto History

In 1915, Adelanto was found by E. H. Richardson, the inventor of the Hotpoint Electric Iron. He bought the land for $75,000 and had intentions of developing a master planned community. He divided the land into one-acre plots and planned to build a respiratory hospital. In fact, it was his planning that laid the foundation for the present day City of Adelanto. In 1970, the city was incorporated and in November of 1992 it became a charter city.

Adelanto and nearby Attractions

  • High Desert Mavericks Baseball Stadium
  • Mojave Narrows Regional Park
  • El Mirage Dry Lake
  • Silverwood Lake

Things To Do In Adelanto

Adelanto features a number of outdoor recreational activities such as a number of large parks, children's playgrounds, boating, swimming and other water sports. You can also find several picnic spots within the city. In addition, the city includes many shopping centers, theaters, restaurants and bars.

Adelanto Transportation

San Bernardino International Airport is nearby.

Adelanto Higher Education

The nearby college is Victor Valley College.

People

Total Population 32,059
Male Share of the Population 50.8%
Female Share of the Population 49.2%
Senior Citizens 6.7%
Employed Population 16+ 7,385
Age of the Population 26

Families

% of people married 40.2%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $32,357
% Above Poverty Level 59.7%
% Below Poverty Level 40.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 39 minutes
% Working from Home 5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation 1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 11.7%
Median Gross Rent $1,023
Median House Value $102,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 78%
US/American 0%
English 1.7%
Irish 2.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Adelanto Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles NW of Victorville, California (center to center)
Nearest Large City 43 miles N of Riverside, California
County San Bernardino
Standard Zip Codes 92301
Phone Area Codes 760
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.582
Longitude -117.408

Adelanto Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station VICTORVILLE PUMP PLANT
Distance 7.1 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 60 F
Apr Temp 42 to 75 F
Jul Temp 61 to 99 F
Oct Temp 45 to 81 F
Annual Precip 6.2 inches
Station EL MIRAGE
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 56 F
Apr Temp 40 to 72 F
Jul Temp 59 to 97 F
Oct Temp 43 to 77 F
Annual Precip 5.7 inches
Station BARSTOW FIRE STATION
Distance 30.5 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 62 F
Apr Temp 47 to 79 F
Jul Temp 69 to 103 F
Oct Temp 51 to 84 F
Annual Precip 4.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Adelanto, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

El Mirage (92301)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Apple Valley 71,083 $54,240
Hesperia 92,309 $48,780
Victorville 120,703 $49,290

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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